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Sixteen Cowries: Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World

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Sixteen Cowries: Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World

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Rating: 4 out of 5 stars4/5 (21 ratings)
Length: 773 pages

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" . . . a landmark in research of African oral traditions." —African Arts

" . . . a significant contribution to the understanding of Yoruba religious belief, magic, and art." —Journal of Religion in Africa

Yoruba texts and English translations of a divination system that originated in Nigeria and is widely practiced today by male and female diviners in the diaspora. A landmark edition.

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